Protein-Packed Quiche

Eggs are a great protein source for strength athletes. They contain a high amount of leucine, an important amino acid. Eating eggs before and after a heavy training session can help your muscles rebuild better and faster. Eggs, per serving, are also a heck of a lot cheaper than steak. So, if money’s a bit […]

The Three Best Articles On Training

While new discussions pop up often, oftentimes the most recent discussions in the strength communities are recycled topics that have been debated for years. Some of the most popular topics include fish oil benefits and dosage, BCAAs, and pre-workout meals. Check out our most popular articles on these topics: Fish oil: Powerlifter James Styler goes over […]

Easy Crockpot Refried Beans

Okay, so technically, these aren’t “refried” beans. They’re not fried once, let alone twice. But they taste awesome, and are the perfect accompaniment to any Mexican or Spanish dish, like carnitas or enchilada chicken bowls. Beans are great for you. They’re full of protein and fiber, they’re cheap, and if you know how to cook them, […]

Tom’s Kickass Steak Marinade

A nice, fatty steak is one of my favorite dinners. I like just salt and pepper on my steaks, like in this recipe, or maybe a little horseradish. But lately, I’ve been digging this tasty marinade. With just a few ingredients, most of which you have on hand, and a quick run in the blender […]

5 Reasons You Should Eat More Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are, hands down, one of the best carbohydrates an athlete can consume. From runners to weightlifters to swimmers, sweet potatoes offer athletes a superior complex carb that is stored, then efficiently broken down for future energy needs. Because carbohydrates are the body’s preferred source of energy, your daily diet should hover around 40% […]

Corned Beef & Cabbage

Today’s post is written by my wife, the cook in the family. As the cook in the family and Irish by heritage, there’s no one better than to explain how to cook corned beef and cabbage to you. Growing up on the Southside of Chicago, St. Patrick’s Day was a big deal. There were multiple […]

Bacon, Avocado & Cilantro Salad

Psst…have you heard about our next big project? We need your help! Click here to learn more. As an athlete, you hear a lot about the big macronutrients: protein, carbohydrates, and fats. For protein, you hear “Eat a lot of it, and keep it lean.” For carbs, the battle wages on about how much is […]

3-Ingredient Applesauce

The thing I hate most about so-called “low carb diets” is the myth that fruit is bad for you. Who said that, and why did they think it was smart? Fruit is amazing for any person, but especially athletes. It’s a simple carbohydrate, meaning your body can break it down and utilize it as fuel […]